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Ham in coca cola

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shelley72 Sat 19-May-12 06:48:07

Does anyone know if this can be done in the slow cooker? How would I need to adapt the recipe? I have never cooked a ham before, and am a bit hit and miss with the slow cooker - things sometimes are too watery.
Is there an easier way to cook ham? I to start it and then get on with other things today so it needs to look after itself really. Thank you

catinboots Sat 19-May-12 06:54:28

Chuck it on the slow cooker with a can of coke, a can of condensed milk (if you've got some), chilli, garlic and ginger.

Leave all day.

Yum smile

RockChick1984 Sat 19-May-12 16:05:26

I put it in the slow cooker with cherry coke, or with a carton of a

RockChick1984 Sat 19-May-12 16:06:27

Ooops, posted too soon! Should say or a carton of apple juice, goes gorgeously tender with either of these. Just leave in slow cooker all day on lowest setting!

tunaday Sat 19-May-12 16:11:08

Do you brown the meat first or just whang it in?

RockChick1984 Sat 19-May-12 18:29:33

I just chuck it straight in smile

PotteringAlong Sat 19-May-12 18:33:46

I just chuck it in with enough coke to cover it - cheap cola does the job!

tunaday Sun 20-May-12 11:43:19

I am going to try it. My dd made it in a normal oven and said it was delicious. I just cannot imagine it being nice!LOL

tightwad Sun 20-May-12 11:45:48

This is my signature dish...must be full fat, not diet.
Just sling it int slow cooker on low, cover with the coke.....leave then enjoy.
It will literally fall to bits, so so delish nomnomnom.

tightwad Sun 20-May-12 11:46:19

dont brown, just wang in, leave all day.

CouthyMowEatingBraiiiiinz Sat 22-Dec-12 14:20:06

Does the coke go sticky like a glaze? And should I put the slow cooker on low, med or high? And how long should I leave it? I want it for Boxing Day morning.

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 22-Dec-12 14:40:20

I do mine in a stock pot and then use the glaze in the oven. Have you got the nigella recipe Couthy?

CouthyMowEatingBraiiiiinz Sat 22-Dec-12 15:52:46

Nope, I used to use a recipe on here, but can't find it. I've got the gammon, I've got coke, but can't find the recipe!

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 22-Dec-12 17:30:43

Think if you google nigella cola ham it comes up. Well, I'm hoping so anyway because I,m sure that's what I did before.

AllOverIt Sat 22-Dec-12 17:38:54

Soak it for 12 hours in water in the fridge, changing the water every couple of hours. This gets lots of the salt out. Then whack in a slow cooker, bottle of coke and some quarters of onion, couple of hours or longer i bees be and it's gorgeous!

AllOverIt Sat 22-Dec-12 17:39:37

Oh and diet coke works just as well, I've found...

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